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Chula Vista, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Chula Vista

Residents of Chula Vista in San Diego County, California have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Chula Vista can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 2 passport offices here in Chula Vista, there are (798) other passport offices in California from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Chula Vista, California and Expedited Passport service options for Chula Vista.


How to Get a Passport in Chula Vista, California

Getting a passport in Chula Vista is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Chula Vista or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Chula Vista will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Chula Vista, there is one less than 100 miles from Chula Vista.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Chula Vista

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Chula Vista or any other city in California or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Chula Vista are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.


Passport Offices in Chula Vista, CA

Rancho Del Rey Station Post Office
340 Oxford St
Chula Vista CA, 91911

Chula Vista Public Library
365 F St
Chula Vista CA, 91910

Looking for a passport office in Chula Vista? There are hundreds of such offices in California. These local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These ofices don't issue passports but witness your signature and officially seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

There are 2 passport offices in Chula Vista.

Rancho Del Rey Station Post Office
340 Oxford St
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Chula Vista Public Library
365 F St
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Other passport offices near Chula Vista California:

Otay Mesa Postal Store - San Diego - 2.8 Miles
Otay Mesa Carrier Annex Post Office - San Diego - 3.9 Miles
San Ysidro Post Office - San Ysidro - 4.5 Miles
National City Post Office - National City - 4.7 Miles
Imperial Beach Post Office - Imperial Beach - 5.3 Miles
Encanto Station Post Office - San Diego - 5.7 Miles
La Mesa/Spring Valley Post Office - Spring Valley - 6.8 Miles
Lemon Grove Post Office - Lemon Grove - 7 Miles
Coronado Post Office - Coronado - 8.6 Miles
Andrew Jackson Station Post Office - San Diego - 8.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Chula Vista

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Chula Vista for their passport application sealing needs.

Chula Vista California, National City California, Imperial Beach California, Lemon Grove California, Spring Valley California, Tijuana Baja California, China Baja California, Las Moras Baja California, La Mesa California, Rancho Hernández Baja California, El Rosal Baja California, La Herradura Baja California, Coronado California, Internacional Baja California, Fundadores [Vivero] Baja California, El Jibarito Baja California, Las Palmas Baja California, El Vallado Baja California, San Fernando Baja California, San Juan Baja California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Chula Vista

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

San Diego Passport Agency - 9.4 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 111.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 314.1 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 406.4 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 537.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in Chula Vista, California

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Chula Vista. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting



Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Chula Vista, California

What is the application process of getting a passport in Chula Vista?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Chula Vista, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the San Diego Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there are 2 passport offices in Chula Vista.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Chula Vista to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Chula Vista?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Chula Vista, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Chula Vista residents, there is a regional passport facility only 9.4 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the San Diego Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Chula Vista as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Chula Vista?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Chula Vista?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Chula Vista.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Costco Store #460 - Rancho Del Rey - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
895 E H St
Chula Vista CA 91910
(619) 656-0826
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Chula Vista Supercenter - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
875 E. H St.
Chula Vista CA 91910
619-205-4254
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9113 - Chula Vista - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
645 East Palomar Street
Chula Vista CA 91911
(619) 421-6500
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Chula Vista - (0.8 mi)
Vons Shopping Center East Of 805 On Telegraph Canyon
591 Telegraph Canyon Rd
Chula Vista CA 91910
(619) 482-0123
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Chula Vista - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
1454 Melrose Ave
Chula Vista CA 91911
(619) 947-6956
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9240 - Chula Vista - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
380 East H Street
Chula Vista CA 91910
(619) 426-0866
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2623 - Chula Vista - (2.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Third & Naples
1111 3Rd Ave
Chula Vista CA 91911
(619) 691-1308
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9196 - Chula Vista - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
1376 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista CA 91911
(619) 691-0662
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9632 - Chula Vista - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
691 3rd Ave
Chula Vista CA 91910
(619) 426-3811
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Chula Vista Supercenter - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
1360 Eastlake Pkwy
Chula Vista CA 91915
619-421-9760
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44